Fairness Rocks News Pharrell Compares Label Advances to ‘Illegal Loans’ — ‘No One Should Own You’


Fairness Rocks News Pharrell Compares Label Advances to ‘Illegal Loans’ — ‘No One Should Own You’

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Author: Dylan Smith

Date: May 3, 2021

Original Source: Digital Music News

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Pharrell Compares Label Advances to ‘Illegal Loans’ — ‘No One Should Own You’

As part of a recent discussion with Steve Stoute, Pharrell Williams compared record-label advances to “illegal” loans, specifying that “no one should own you.”

The 48-year-old voiced his critical opinion of advances during UnitedMasters’ third SelectCon, which the four-year-old company broadcasted via Twitch. As an aside, Amazon-owned Twitch and UnitedMasters partnered to deliver the two-day livestream event to fans – a particularly interesting point, given Twitch’s ongoing licensing dispute with the major labels as well as UnitedMasters’ efforts to position itself as a viable alternative to these entities.

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